New Delhi: The Supreme Court has dismissed a curative petition filed by an NGO against its verdict by which its plea for a SIT probe into the alleged medical college bribery case in the name of judges was rejected with a cost of Rs 25 lakh.
A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said it has gone through the curative petition and connected papers and no case was made out for re-examining the issue raised by the NGO, Campaign for Judicial Accountability and Reforms (CJAR)
“Hence, the curative petition is dismissed,” the bench, also comprising Justices Madan B Lokur, A K Sikri, Arun Mishra and A M Khanwilkar, said.
The apex court on December 1, 2017, had dismissed the NGO’s plea demanding a SIT probe into the alleged bribery case in the name of judges.
The review petition had also been dismissed by the apex court.
The petition had claimed that allegations of bribery were levelled for securing the settlement of cases relating to medical colleges in which retired Orissa High Court judge, Ishrat Masroor Quddusi, was also an accused.
The top court had termed the PIL as “wholly frivolous, contemptuous, unwarranted.”